Sierra Leone

Population Statistics

5,879,098

Total Population

881,865

Population with a disability

according to World Health Organization’s 15% estimate

Election Dates

04 October 2010

Ratified the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities


Constitution of Sierra Leone (1991, last amended 2008)

Updated: June 2015

Section 31 states:

Every citizen of Sierra Leone being eighteen years of age and above and of sound mind shall have the right to vote, and accordingly shall be entitled to be registered as a voter for the purposes of public elections and referenda.

 

Section 36 states:

At any public elections or referenda voting shall be by secret ballot.

 

Excerpts from the Constitution of Sierra Leone (1991, last amended 2008)